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ARCHIVED - CEPA Annual Report for Period April 2001 to March 2002

Acronyms

5NR MOU
Memorandum of Understanding between the five natural resources departments

ARET
Accelerated Reduction/Elimination of Toxics

CCME
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

CEC
Commission for Environmental Cooperation under the North American agreement on Environmental Cooperation

CEPA 1988
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1988 (repealed)

CEPA 1999
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

CFC
Chlorofluorocarbon

DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid

DSL
Domestic Substances List

E2
Environmental emergency

EPA
Environmental Performance Agreement

EPAM
Environmental Protection Alternative Measures

EPCO
Environmental Protection Compliance Orders

EPR
Extended Producer Responsibility

ESM
Environmentally sound management

GLP
Good Laboratory Practice

GPA
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities

HDS
Hormone-disrupting substance

ISO
International Organization for Standardization

LOQ
Level of quantification

MOU
Memorandum of Understanding

MTBE
Methyl tertiary-butyl ether

NAC
National Advisory Committee

NAPS
National Air Pollution Surveillance

NARAP
North American Regional Action Plan

NPRI
National Pollutant Release Inventory

OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

P2
Pollution prevention

PAH
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

PCB
Polychlorinated biphenyl

PM
Particulate matter

PM2.5
Particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter less than or equal to 2.5 microns

PM10
Particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter less than or equal to 10 microns

POPs
Persistent organic pollutants

ppm
Parts per million

PSL
Priority Substances List

PSL1
First Priority Substances List

PSL2
Second Priority Substances List

RIAS
Regulatory Impact Assessment Statement

UNEP
United Nations Environment Programme

VOC
Volatile organic compound

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